Saturday, December 26, 2009

Paris Aquarium

To cap off our trip we stopped at the aquarium. Matthew was the only one brave enough to touch a "Mr. Ray"

Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas!


We spent Christmas day at Disneyland ParisThe "Zurg" ride is still our favorite. Matthew rode it 5 times. Andrew and Brooke only 3 because they are now tall enough (with boots and hats) to get by the guards at Star Tours.

Some of our favorite characters
During the parade the kids even took a break from their candy to shout "thank you for my toys!" to SantaWe stayed until the park closed at 10:00pm, by which time we had four happy kids, asleep in the stroller.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Our old stomping grounds along the Zugersee.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009


We got a small tree in Switzerland as well. Being too cheap to buy a tree stand just for the two weeks we were there, we improvised with a ski boot.

Santa found us just fine, despite our travels.

Monday, December 21, 2009


Still not quite ready for the world cup. Brooke is still more interested in eating snow, and Andrew loves falling in the snow, which makes it challenging to get down a run.


In addition to sledding, skiing, shopping, visiting friends, etc., we spent plenty of time lounging in PJs (or less). Many thanks to Talmadge and Jess for allowing us to stay at Chateau Price!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Christmas Market

One of our favorite Christmas traditions in Switzerland / Germany are the markets. At minus 8 degrees C we didn't last long, but still enjoyed it.

Saturday, December 19, 2009


Our favorite sledding hill on the Albis pass. The sledding alone made the trip to Switzerland worth the effort.

Friday, December 18, 2009


Will, now 3 months old is fully capable of smiling.

Long Day

Long day playing in the snow. More of the same tomorrow, why bother with PJs?

Monday, December 14, 2009


We loved seeing old friends and familiar places. Emma, we'll miss you, good luck with your move back to China!


Good to be back for the holidays. You can see why above.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Mommy Brooke

Brooke loves Will. She is always caring for him, holding his hands, talking to him, etc. She even reprimands him when he sucks on his hands. Not because she doesn't want him to form habits, but because she wants him to always use her thumb as a pacifier.